We are privileged to have Hodine Williams as our esteemed Senior Consultant and Project Manager. With his extensive experience and unique background in both business and law, Hodine brings tremendous value to our governance review work for regulated entities worldwide.
As Lumorus’ Head of Legal, Compliance, and Regulatory Affairs, Hodine is a distinguished lawyer with a notable track record in policy development within both the public and private sectors. With degrees in Economics and Management, Law, and a Master of Laws in International Business Law from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University in Canada, Hodine possesses a rare combination of expertise that bridges the realms of business and law.
Hodine has authored several academic papers on international finance and trade, which have been published and recognized for their contributions to the field. His research and insights add depth and expertise to his thought leadership in these areas, enabling him to provide comprehensive guidance to clients.
Moreover, Hodine’s legal experience spans over six years as a prosecutor, appearing daily in the highest courts of Jamaica, handling numerous high-profile and technical cases. His courtroom expertise and familiarity with the intricacies of legal proceedings enhance his ability to provide sound governance advice and navigate complex legal landscapes.
Colleagues often refer to Hodine as a critical thinking optimist. This accolade reflects his ability to approach problems with a positive outlook while employing analytical and discerning thinking to find innovative and effective solutions. His unique perspective, shaped by his background in business and law, fosters a results-oriented approach and inspires confidence in his clients and colleagues alike.
Hodine’s professional journey encompasses senior roles in government as well as working for multinational organizations such as Scotia Bank and Deloitte Canada. He has also worked closely with multiple international agencies on government projects and initiatives, leveraging his expertise in areas including human rights, criminal prosecution, anti-money laundering/terrorism financing, cybercrimes, financial crimes, and international business.
Hodine’s experience as the former Assistant to the Auditor General of Jamaica, Director of Audit, and Director of Finance, Hodine has significant experience in performance and compliance audits which makes him an invaluable asset in reviewing fiscal policies and not-for-profit organizations. Furthermore, his expertise in legislative and policy drafting, gained through his role as in-house counsel in government departments, further reinforces his capabilities.
Beyond his impressive professional accomplishments, Hodine possesses significant board experience in the third sector. He currently serves as a trustee on several boards, including The Golden Age Home in Jamaica and CAFCAN, one of Canada’s most significant social services not-for-profit organizations. This deep understanding of governance and its impact on effective management, technology, policy, trade, and law allows Hodine to provide comprehensive solutions.
Hodine’s thought leadership extends to his extensive writings in newspapers and international magazines, covering a wide range of topics related to governance, management, technology, policy, trade, and law. His contributions showcase his ability to analyze complex issues and offer insightful perspectives.
At Lumorus, we believe that our comprehensive understanding of strategic and operational boards, combined with Hodine’s exceptional skills, experience, and academic contributions, allows us to deliver unparalleled governance solutions. By adopting a holistic approach to governance, we help organizations navigate complex and ever-changing business landscapes, ensuring sustainable success.